Tagged: History

The Holy Cross

Tomorrow, May 4th, is the remembrance of the discovery of the Holy Cross by St. Helena, mother of Constantine the Great. This pious woman discovered the Cross of Our Lord buried near Jerusalem in...

Where Have the Children Gone?

The Thinking Housewife draws upon the words of great American essayist Agnes Repplier in the post Arrested Childhood, which calls into question the wholesomeness and wisdom of showering children with gadgets and smothering them...

Milk, Honey, Beauty

In a post that emphasizes the beauty and fullness of the ancient Paschal traditions, Vultus Christi expounds on these practices and their meaning for both monastic and laypeople, neophytes and veterans. Days of Milk...

Dust and Ashes

Ash Wednesday is upon us, bringing with it the Lenten season. Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals shares an excellent dissertation, Ash Wednesday, by Rev. James Luke Meagher, expounding upon the traditional significance and...

Prince of Darkness, Lady of Light

The Satan Club is appearing at more and more elementary schools throughout the United States courtesy of local Satanic Temples. No, this is not satire, but reality. Christopher Sandford at Chronicles provides the details...

Ponder the Sorrows

“Toleration,” according to the Catholic Encyclopedia “in general signifies patient forbearance in the presence of an evil which one is unable or unwilling to prevent.”  Sean Fitzpatrick’s article from Catholic Exchange, St. John Bosco and the Danger...

Death Shall be No More

John Horvat II makes some sobering observations in his article, The Earthquake That Destroyed More Than the Basilica of St. Benedict from Return to Order.  “Over the last fifty years, the Benedictine order has...

Traditions of the Season

The Catholic Faith is amazingly rich and full, a virtual bottomless treasure chest of spiritual wealth. For converts and “cradle” Catholics alike, there is always something new to learn and explore, something to deepen...

Without Me…

“In order to understand how fundamental it is for the development of the Christian life to strive to acquire and maintain peace of heart, the first thing of which we must be convinced is...